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Ainsworth State Park, Portland

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Ainsworth State Park is a state park in eastern Multnomah County, Oregon, near Cascade Locks. It is located in the Columbia River Gorge, adjacent to the Historic Columbia River Highway. The park administered by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, offers a seasonal, full-service campground, access to Gorge hiking trails beyond park boundaries, and a day-use area.Ainsworth State Park lies within the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, and is from Multnomah Falls.AmenitiesFull RV hook-up sitesTent camp sitesFlush toiletsShowersRV dump stationPicnic areasAmphitheaterPlaygroundsPark host
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  • This is one of the better parks I've been to. The tent sites were walk in sites but the walk is no more than 60 seconds from the parking area. The bathrooms and showers were very nice and comfortable....  more »
  • We were first time campers in an RV last week and our first stop was Ainsworth State Park - a pretty, small park with a great location! We spent three nights there, changed lots after the first night ...  more »
  • This entire area - Ainsworth SP, Multnomah, etc - is a must see. Drive scenic hwy 30 at least one direction. Multnomah will be busy any weekend day. remember there is a lot to see in this area, do not...  more »
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  • It has nice size sites ,hot showers, clean restrooms and the grounds are well kept. Also close to highways 84 and historical route 30 . Just minutes from the waterfalls. Beautiful area of the country. The price was very reasonable for a full hook up.
  • Beautiful campground.staff keeps the property clean. But Bathroom and showers are not together. So shower, then walk outside to go into the toilet side to brush your teeth. I thought that was odd. And if you like trains, this is a campsite for you. Every 5-10 min at daylight hours. Night time maybe once an hour.
  • We got there without reservation and got a full hookup spot for 3 nights. People are really friendly, very clean, super good and hot showers. Great for hiking!!
  • Highly recommend the tent spaces. There are only six, so reserve early. They were nestled in the forest with a decent amount of space between them and a short walk from the car. The bathrooms are best I've seen anywhere with hot water showers. -- Tent camping in an RV space.-- If you are a light sleeper, the trains might bother you. We spent our first night in an RV space near the road side (B03; it was the last space), and the trains going by many times a night kept one of our group up. In the tent spaces, we were further away and the trees probably muffled the noise.
  • Tent camping is secluded away from the RVs. Nice trails, and friendly camp hosts. If you don't like droning highway noise in the distance, stay away. I did not mind.

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